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  • Writer's pictureAndrea Peterson

Galaxy Snood - Free Pattern

Updated: Feb 17

Hello all my peoples!


Below is my first pattern for my cosmic pattern collection. I created a snood that can be pulled up for a cozy hooded scarf or a nice big cowl. If you prefer a pdf with checkboxes, please check out my Etsy or Ravelry shop to purchase the premium, tech edited pdf.


Be sure to tag your project #galaxysnood


This is an intermediate crochet pattern. You can check out my youtube for the stitch tutorials for each of the stitches in this pattern. I think that a beginner with knowledge of the basic crochet stitches can absolutely make this snood.


I made this using four skeins of Landscapes in Volcano from Lionbrand. It is 100% acrylic, weight 4, and is self striping. The colors include pink, black, purple, orange and red. The colorway reminded me of the colors that are often seen in galaxy pictures. I also used one skein of Metallico in Silver Sapphire from Hobbii for the ring detailing. I used a 5mm hook to get to a length of 20.50 inches and a circumference of 30.25 inches. My gauge for this piece is 15 Sts and 10 rows = 4"x4" in HBdc.



Abbreviations:

BPdc: Back Post Double Crochet

Ch: Chain

Dc: Double Crochet

HBdc: Herring Bone Double Crochet

PS: Puff Stitch

Rep: Repeat

RS: Right Side

Sc: Single Crochet

Spc: Spike Cluster Stitch

St(s): Stitch(es)

WS: Wrong Side

Yo: Yarn Over


Pattern Notes:

Written in U.S. crochet terms

Written from a right-hand perspective

Ch 1 does not count as a St, unless otherwise noted

Ch 2 counts as St, unless otherwise noted

Ch 3 counts as St

Pattern is worked flat, in rows, then seamed together at the end

To adjust multiples are 8 + 5 + 1 beginning chain



Pattern Instructions:

Ch 110

Row 1: HBdc into 3rd Ch from the hook and each St across, turn (108)

Row 2: Ch 3 (see pattern notes), HBdc into each St across, turn

Row 3 – 12: Rep Row 2

Row 13: Ch 1, Sc into each St across, turn

Row 14-16: Rep Row 13

Row 17: (RS) Ch 1 (See pattern notes), Sc into next 4 Sts, [Spc into next St, Sc into next 7 Sts] Rep 11 more times, Sc into next 7 Sts, turn

Row 18-20: Rep of Row 13

Row 21: (RS) Ch 1, Sc into next 8 Sts, [Spc into next St, Sc into next 7 Sts] Rep 11 more times, Sc into last 3 Sts, turn

Row 22 - 24: Rep Row 13

Row 25: Rep Row 17

Row 26 – 28 Rep Row 13

Row 29: Ch 1, Sc into next 8 Sts, [PS into next 2 Sts, Sc into next 6 Sts] Rep 11 more times, Sc into last 2 Sts, turn

Row 30: Rep Row 13

Row 31: Ch 1, Sc into next 8 Sts, [PS into next 3 Sts, Sc into next 5 Sts] Rep 11 more times, Sc into last St, turn

Row 32: Rep Row 13

Row 33: Rep Row 31

Row 34: Rep Row 13

Row 35: Ch 1, Sc into next 9 Sts [PS into next 2 Sts, Sc into next 6 Sts] Rep 11 more times, Sc into last St, turn

Row 36 – 38: Rep Row 13

Row 39: Rep Row 17

Row 40 – 42: Rep Row 13

Row 43: Rep Row 21

Row 44 – 46: Rep Row 13

Row 47: Rep Row 17

Row 48: Ch 2 (does not count as St), Dc into each St across, turn

Row 49: (WS) Ch 2 (does not count as St), BPdc into each St across, turn

Row 50 - 56: Rep Row 48 - 49



Finishing Points

Fasten off leaving a 25 inch (64cm) tail for seaming ends together.

Using metallic yarn, Surface Crochet. This will give the Puff stitches a “Saturn” ring effect.

Block to measurements.

Fold RS together. Taking the 25 inch (64cm) tail and tapestry needle seam edges together using a mattress stitch. However, you can use any method of joining.

Weave in all ends.

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